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Raytheon Eyes T-100 Production Facility in Mississippi for Air Force Trainer Jet Program; Rick Yuse Comments

Raytheon plans to set up a facility in Meridian, Mississippi, to produce a training aircraft should the U.S. Air Force select the company’s bid for the Advanced Pilot Training program. Raytheon said Monday it has teamed up with Leonardo-Finmeccanica, CAE‘s U.S. arm and Honeywell’s aerospace business to propose the T-100 Integrated …

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Defense News: Raytheon, Leonardo-Finmeccanica Execs Talk Air Force Trainer Jet Partnership Details

Officials from Raytheon and Leonardo-Finmeccanica held a meeting on Oct. 14 after the companies faced issues on who should lead their joint effort to pursue the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X trainer aircraft program, Defense News reported Friday. Tom Kington and Valerie Insinna wrote Raytheon and Leonardo-Finmeccanica have revisited plans to offer the latter company’s T-100 jet trainers …

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Raytheon Awarded Additional Gallium Nitride Production Process Development Funds

Raytheon has secured a $14.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and Office of the Secretary of Defense to further develop the production process of gallium nitride-based semiconductors. The company said Wednesday it will work to update the performance, supply and the dependability of wideband, monolithic, microwave-integrated circuits and circulator …

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Raytheon Joins Defense Trade Org in Estonia; John Harris Comments

Raytheon has joined the Estonian Defense Industry Association as the trade organization’s sixth international member during an EDIA breakfast roundtable. Estonian Defense Minister Hannes Hanso and John Harris, CEO of Raytheon International, attended the roundtable to discuss transatlantic security cooperation and industry collaboration issues, Raytheon said Tuesday. The agreement comes nearly …

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Air Force, Raytheon to Continue GPS Operational Control System Modernization Work

The U.S. Air Force can continue its program to develop a new ground-based command system for the military branch’s GPS satellite constellation after Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall certified the project to Congress, DoD News reported Friday. Karen Parrish writes Raytheon, the prime contractor on the $5.46 billion GPS Advanced Control Segment, works with DoD …

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Raytheon-NCSA Study: Election-Related Threats Fueling Interest in Cyber Careers

A study commissioned by Raytheon and the National Cyber Security Alliance indicates cyber threats against the U.S. presidential election have helped boost interest in cybersecurity careers among young adults. Raytheon said Wednesday Zogby Analytics conducted the “Securing Our Future: Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap” survey which involves 3,779 respondents aged 18 to 26 from the …

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Raytheon Conducts Risk Reduction Functional Tests on Air Force’s GPS Ground Control Segment

Raytheon has completed a series of risk reduction functional checkouts on the ground control segment of the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Positioning System satellites. The company said Wednesday its team conducted tests on GPS Operational Control System Block 1 components with a focus on OCX software. The test involved the integration of OCX Block …

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Raytheon BBN Designs Situational Awareness Interface for DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Tech Program

A Raytheon subsidiary has begun development work on a three-dimensional interface designed to help military personnel gain situational awareness while they are inside a  windowless armored ground vehicle. Raytheon BBN Technologies is developing the “human-machine” interface as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies initiative, the company said Monday. The platform will employ lidar data …

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Raytheon, Logos Form Multi-Intell Sensor Tech Partnership; Fred Darlington Comments

Raytheon has agreed to integrate its Multi-Spectral Targeting System with Logos Technologies‘ wide-area motion imagery technology to produce a new sensor system intended for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The integrated sensor offering will work to help military ISR operators gather multi-sensor data to detect, recognize and identify targets in near-real time, Raytheon said Wednesday. The technology will be designed to support WAMI, …

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Report: Raytheon Plans to Market New Medium-Range Missile to International Clients

Raytheon has expressed plans to sell its new medium-range air-to-air missile to a number of international customers, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. The AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile – Extended Range integrates the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile‘s rocket motor in effort to increase range and altitude, Brendan McGarry writes. Raytheon developed AMRAAM-ER in collaboration with Norway’s Kongsberg …

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Raytheon to Provide Interface Upgrade for Netherlands’ Integrated Air & Missile Defense System

The Netherlands’ defense materiel organization has awarded Raytheon a direct commercial sales contract of undisclosed value to provide a new operator-machine interface upgrade for the country’s integrated air and missile defense system. Raytheon said Thursday it will update the Netherlands’ Patriot IAMD system through the company-built Modern Man Station user interface that works …

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Raytheon, Norway’s Military Conduct Flight Test on New AMRAAM Variant; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Raytheon has completed a flight test on the newest variant of the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System surface-based system Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile that features an enlarged motor to expand the NASAMS engagement envelope. Raytheon said Tuesday the AMRAAM-Extended Range missile launched from a NASAMS launcher to engage and destroy a target …

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